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French 75b Cocktail

December 26, 2018
3 Ratings
Photo by Amelia Stier
  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 5 minutes
  • Serves 1
Author Notes

The original French 75 (invented circa WWI) had a ton of gin in it. It supposedly got its name because drinking one felt like getting shelling in the gut with a french 75MM field gun. The 75b has less gin, a little elderflower liqueur and of course, some cold-pressed blue goodness. The perfect blend of aromatic, effervescent, sweet and tart. This one feels more like catching 75 big fluffy snowflakes on your tongue...with a lot less effort. Words and recipe by Eric Bemis, aka The Pour Farmer (pourfarmer.com) —Bow Hill Blueberries

What You'll Need
  • 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur
  • 2 ounces Bow Hill Organic Heirloom Blueberry Juice
  • 2 ounces prosecco
  • 1 lemon, for twist
  1. Combine liquors and juice in cocktail shaker and stir for 20 seconds.
  2. Strain into champagne flute.
  3. Fill with Prosecco.
  4. Garnish with lemon twist.

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5 Reviews

catherine B. February 10, 2019
French 75's have always been my favorite cocktail when I want to feel a little fancier than beer and wine! This version is fantastic, and the color is so cool!
Michelle P. February 7, 2019
This Blueberry Juice is so versatile! I love it in this recipe-tweak to fit your taste. Use any bubbly on hand. Such a nice flavor profile and a gorgeous color. Cheers
Joy A. January 8, 2019
St Germaine, Prosecco and blueberry juice. An drink that gives you antioxidants so join me raising a glass or two of this amazing drink. Cheers!
Susan T. January 8, 2019
This is the best celebratory drink I've had in a long time! They are being served at my daughter's wedding.
Rachel January 7, 2019
I drink this (errrr) every night–it's that good.